: any one of the five supplementary categories of opposition, priority, simultaneity, movement, and possession treated in the probably spurious chapters 10 to 15 of Aristotle's Categories compare category sense 1a

Word History


Medieval Latin postpraedicamentum, from Latin post- + Late Latin praedicamentum predicament

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“Postpredicament.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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